Mountains Race

Cyclists advertise Taiwan King of the mountains challenge of the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of transport from around the world for the and communications is pleased to announce that the Taiwan cycling festival from November 09-17 again leads cyclists from the ROC and the world along Taiwan’s East Coast and in the hinterland of dizzying to fight for top honors. The event is already in its 4th year and well prepared for 440 cyclists from 28 countries. Japan is the largest number of participants with 42, followed by Hong Kong with 22 and the United States with 16 participants. The cyclists will face one of the toughest and most spectacular routes in the world with the Tarokko Gorge, forests and the unique flora and fauna. The official made this remark during the official welcome in Taipei City for those coming from overseas competitors of the com. These include Simon Clarke, Tiffany Cromwell and Adam Semple from Australia; Cory Wallace from Canada; John Ebsen from Denmark; David McCann from Ireland; Takei Yosuke and ERI Yonaming from Japan and Sean Smith from the United States. The establishment of Taiwan’s talent is no less impressive: stars as Yin chi Feng CHENG – kai and Wang is a good performance expected.

Starting from the coast at Qixingtan in Hualien in Eastern Taiwan, the route the riders through the scenic Taroko National Park after Wuling up on Mt. Hehuanshan in Central Taiwan. The 105 km long gradient from sea level up to 3.275 meters will lead everyone to its limits. Defending champion Ebsen, who rides for the professional cycling team synergy Azerbaijan Baku, said the rise had surpassed all his expectations last year and participants should adapt to a very tough race. The longest climb he had ever before that was in Mexico and were only 50 kilometres, Ebsen said, and he added that the Commission was a real challenge. Still, the Dane said that Taiwan holds a very special and important place in his heart with his gourmet food, pleasant climate and its picturesque landscapes. He praised the country as a global Center for development and manufacture of bicycles of the highest quality.

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